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vermiformis, Leptenchelys Myers [G. S.] & Wade [C. B.] 1941:73, Pl. 10 [Allan Hancock Pacific Expedition 1932-40, Los Angeles v. 9 (no. 4); ref. 3133] Playa Blanca, Costa Rica, depth 40 fathoms. Holotype (unique): USNM 101785. Type catalog: Smith 1994:30 [ref. 21917]. •Valid as Leptenchelys vermiformis Myers & Wade 1941 -- (McCosker 1977:73 [ref. 6836], McCosker & Rosenblatt in Fischer et al. 1995:1335 [ref. 22830], Sánchez-Jiménez et al. 2018:6 [ref. 36248]). Current status: Valid as Leptenchelys vermiformis Myers & Wade 1941. Ophichthidae: Ophichthinae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific: Costa Rica. Habitat: marine.